Dec 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
are made? >> reporter: komo 4 in seattle. >> abc's great made in america christmas challenge. komo 4 is joining "world news." >> reporter: they've been on the hunt, too. this store, nube green. >> these are elf booties. >> reporter: where it's not just the booties, just about everything, made in america. wzzm. >> as part of our great michigan christmas. >> reporter: and in south bend, indiana, wbnd finding a pen maker. and with their help, he's now selling his made in america pens to the world. >> going to china and japan instead of the other way around. >> reporter: and it turns out this made in america conversation has taken off elsewhere, too. so many americans going on twitter, and for the first time, a tally. since we started this journey, 946,565 tweets with those three words, made in america. "world news" viewers, a huge part of that. like samantha. just tweeted me, "did a little christmas shopping today for some friends, and the best part? all of it was #madeinamerica." and she sent me the picture to prove it. and who noticed this conversation? one of the founders of twitter.
Dec 18, 2012 5:30pm PST
outside seattle turns into a dramatic mud slide, cascading through a freight train, sending it right off the track. and near san francisco, the rain caused this sink hole to open up. and then there's the snow from oregon to lake tahoe. the northwest is covered in white. this reporter showed us just how bad the roads were. >> winter hit the state of washington over night. here is what we are dealing with. really wet snow and ice underneath making roads very slick, makes kids late for school and making it tough for people to get the holiday shopping done in time. >> reporter: that storm tonight is on the move. blizzard warnings in eastern kansas and a snake of watches and warnings from denver to eastern michigan. the result, up to a foot of snow and gusting winds from parts of the rockies to eastern iowa. starting tomorrow and making it to wisconsin by friday. >> okay, ginger is here now. take us through, what travellers should watch for. >> tonight, it's denver. if you're flying in and around denver, tonight, early tomorrow, northeast colorado. then we go for the wednesday nebraska and ka
Dec 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
more video tonight. this one, from seattle. since a lot of people are doing double takes at the jack and the bean stalk christmas tree, so big it burst through the roof of a house. or not. the homeowner is an architect. he chopped off the top of a tree, attached it to plywood, bolted the whole thing to his roof for a holly jolly joke for santa, when he lands on the roof next week. good night, everyone. >>> tonight, team coverage of another south bay gun scare, closing a freeway today after a government car was hit by gunfire. >> shots fire ntd bay vu. a neighborhood is rattled by bullets as residents cry out for answer autos an assault in ben gazy. an expert offers a perspective on the death of a bay area diplomat and security lapse in libya. >> plus, abc 7 news follows up with a crime crime vim who came out of a coma for thanksgiving. now home for christmas. >>> from sky 7 hd here is the bullet-riddled car of a south bay marine recruiter the apparent target of a shooting today on a busy south bay freeway. good evening. >> i'm larry beil. that marine is talking with investigators now
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
news, seattle. >> a towering figure. >>> and now, to the extraordinary national outpouring on this christmas eve directed at newtown, connecticut, site, of course, of the tragedy at sandy hook. the overwhelming response summed up by one local who said, quote, there were nine minutes of evil and an infinity of goodness after that. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: a town in need of christmas cheer got it from across the country. in sparta, wisconsin, we saw these 26 snow angels, each for the innocent lives lost in newtown, each with a name and an age. from kalamazoo, michigan, 700 bracelets from a local business and from students, headed to newtown. flower seeds inside each of those smiley faces for the community to wear and plant. and for the newtown police department? officers around connecticut banding together, volunteering to work on christmas day so every newtown officer can have the day off with their family. and at their town hall, mountains of donated toys from all corners of the country, even hurricane sandy victims sending comfort and kindness from what litt